Film: 7594

History | 1910 | Silent | B/W


Film covering the pre-war period (World War One). Shots of the major players, military parades, preparations for war, demonstration, military parades. Various dignitaries in military uniforms (various nationalities) during the run up to World War I (German Kaiser / Tzar). French (?) soldiers with rifles and bayonets. British soldiers on rifle range. Scottish soldiers loafing around with kilts on. British demonstration with police in the large crowd. British (?) cavalry on parade. Munitions factory (large guns), country of origin questionable. Cambridge-Oxford boat race (1910's). Two young couples having picnic in boat on river. Parade (aerial shot, large crowds) in London.

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